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Forum: JUDDD 08-04-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Thank you very much :) yes I've been browsing and...

Thank you very much :) yes I've been browsing and reading for the last few days. Tomorrow is my first fast day, I'm excited! I'm going to try IF with carbs and see how it goes. Fingers crossed!!
Forum: JUDDD 08-04-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Low carb and JUDDD/IF

Morning :hiya:

I'm low carbing again but have been reading about JUDDD and 5:2 and it has me intrigued. The overall benefits seem to be amazing. My question is, is anyone combining both? Is it as...
Forum: JUDDD 08-04-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Thanks! I will :)

Thanks! I will :)
Forum: JUDDD 08-04-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Low carb and intermittent fasting/JUDDD

Morning :hugs:

I'm low carbing again but have been reading about JUDDD and 5:2 and it has me intrigued. The overall benefits seem to be amazing. My question is, is anyone combining both? Is it as...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-31-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,581
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Hi robman! That's quite a story. Hugs and good...

Hi robman! That's quite a story. Hugs and good luck!
Forum: Women's Health 07-30-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I was put on microgynon by my gynaecologist for...

I was put on microgynon by my gynaecologist for hormone regulation not contraception, so I think my choices might be narrower, since they differ slightly. I guess I'll try it and see...if I stall or...
Forum: Women's Health 07-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
One for the ladies...

Anyone find the pill interferes with weight loss? I take microgynon and had stopped for a while but want to restart, but I'm afraid that it might cause problems with weight loss. I think I may have...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-28-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,760
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I use Dr Bronner's in the shower, various...

I use Dr Bronner's in the shower, various 'flavours' depending on my mood. I made a homemade deodorant some time ago using coconut oil, bicarb and essential oil, found a lovely recipe online. It...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-28-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Hi :) I'm an RN so I know a little about blood...

Hi :) I'm an RN so I know a little about blood results...although my expertise really lies in drawing the bloods rather than interpreting them :D

Your TSH is normal I think. If you're looking for...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 9,581
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Hi ladies. I'm also restarting tomorrow after...

Hi ladies. I'm also restarting tomorrow after regaining all my 40lb previous loss and more...:cry: but I'm super motivated. I have a little more stuff to get in then I'll be set :) so I'm actually...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Thanks for that snowangel! Amazing blog!!

Thanks for that snowangel! Amazing blog!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Haha ;) yes weight goes down, libido goes up! ...

Haha ;) yes weight goes down, libido goes up!

Thank you Ryebaby, what a lovely comment :heart:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,104
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I was so happy to read this post, LOL! I LOVE...

I was so happy to read this post, LOL! I LOVE ICEBERG!! I always felt a bit guilty eating it because I know it's nutritionally rather lacking but it's so crisp and refreshing!! And now we have an...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Thank you ladies :) Yes I hope approaching with a...

Thank you ladies :) Yes I hope approaching with a different attitude will bring success. I did great last time but then ya know, life gets in the way and those sugary and potatoey treats just worm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,743
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Wow, what an inspiring post! Congratulations -...

Wow, what an inspiring post! Congratulations - you must be feeling awesome :D
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Good luck to you too! Life happens, and then our...

Good luck to you too! Life happens, and then our best laid plans go out of the window :stars: You have some great motivation by the sounds of it :heart:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
It's all new to me, I can honestly say after two...

It's all new to me, I can honestly say after two extremely miserable marriages that he has totally restored my faith in men :jumpjoy: I endured many years of bad tempered abuse and constant criticism...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I think so too. I lost 40lb on atkins a couple of...

I think so too. I lost 40lb on atkins a couple of years ago and felt amazing, my confidence went through the roof! I am looking forward to being there again....and losing the rest too. I know I can :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Me too sweetie, just posted pretty much the same...

Me too sweetie, just posted pretty much the same thing :) Hugs all round <3
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Here I go again...

Hello lovely low carbers...I've been away due to depression and life changes in general and in the process put on 10lb:sad: So I'm back...I know low carbing works miracles for me and I just need to...
Forum: Other Plans 04-27-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 123,268
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Devastated after seeing myself in the...

Devastated after seeing myself in the unflattering stark light of the tattoo parlour I was in on Thursday, sat in front of a huge mirror :( but it did give me some encouragement to carry on though!
Forum: Other Plans 04-12-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 123,268
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Ugh I really need to take myself in hand here,...

Ugh I really need to take myself in hand here, the hormones are raging and I'm out of control food wise. I'm trying to go WW but watching the carbs, but have consumed my own weight in chocolate over...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-29-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,328
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Right, so I've decided to start using my WW...

Right, so I've decided to start using my WW online account which I've been paying for but not using, lol! My biggest problem with LC is that I eat too much, and obv then I stall so I have to watch...
Forum: Other Plans 03-29-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 123,268
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Well done! It feels great doesn't it? I went down...

Well done! It feels great doesn't it? I went down to 198.2 at my lowest when I low carber in 2010/11. But then it all piled back on for various reasons...so I'm looking forward to that feeling again...
Forum: Other Plans 03-26-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 123,268
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I think I may count my pro points, eat the fruit...

I think I may count my pro points, eat the fruit and veggies and limit starchy veg and grains. I have a tendency to eat too many calories when I just low carb and that stalls me. I think it would do...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I had it all done about 6 or 7 years ago, and...

I had it all done about 6 or 7 years ago, and although my ears were a little eczematous there was no infection at the time, it was a little bit tickly but certainly not painful. I had several...
Forum: Atkins Induction 03-26-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,186
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
:hugs: crossing my fingers for you!!

:hugs: crossing my fingers for you!!
Forum: Other Plans 03-26-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,934
Views: 123,268
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I'm fascinated by this thread :) the biggest...

I'm fascinated by this thread :) the biggest thing that I have a problem with when I'm low carbing is giving up fruit. So as a result I get times when I want to go back to WW for the unlimited fruit...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Cold morning here again...ear infection losing...

Cold morning here again...ear infection losing its grip finally, appetite a bit better this morning.

B: bacon and sausages. Couldn't face an egg, been eating so much of them recently I'm suffering...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,067
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Perhaps the fat increase ramped up your weight...

Perhaps the fat increase ramped up your weight loss? I wouldn't be surprised that you lost that much, the human body does some bizarre things, perhaps it was a whoosh after your body decided to let...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
:hiya: welcome, there are some very awesome...

:hiya: welcome, there are some very awesome people here, you'll find all the encouragment and support you need :)
Forum: Atkins Induction 03-26-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,186
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I don't know if there's anything scientific...

I don't know if there's anything scientific behind it but I sometimes get boiling hot and sweaty and I think of it as burning fat because then in then next day or so I get a whoosh :)
Forum: Atkins Induction 03-26-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,052
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I wanted to try it last night and got excited,...

I wanted to try it last night and got excited, then realised too late that I used up all my frozen minced beef on a shepherd's pie. Bah! :annoyed:
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-26-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,328
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Thank you :) it's quite liberating to do it our...

Thank you :) it's quite liberating to do it our own way I think, especially when you still see darn good results. The rebel in me makes it hard to imagine following someone else's woe for life. My...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-25-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,328
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Thank you :) :)

Thank you :) :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-25-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Yeah it made me laugh and take it all a bit more...

Yeah it made me laugh and take it all a bit more easy on myself :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-25-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I have painkillers for the infection. The...

I have painkillers for the infection. The suctioning doesn't hurt provided my ear isn't infected at the time :)
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-25-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 66,328
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
:hiya: thank you! A UK person, yay! I'm almost...

:hiya: thank you! A UK person, yay! I'm almost your neighbour ;) xx
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-25-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
Awwww :console: huge hugs to you. You're not the...

Awwww :console: huge hugs to you. You're not the only person who knows that place, most of us have been there, and still go back to visit periodically ;) the first step is the hardest, but that will...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-25-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By Shrinkingviolet
I get them quite often, but one after the other...

I get them quite often, but one after the other just recently. I'm going to the ENT specialist in a couple of weeks for microsuctioning (again) :cry: ouch. Yes I can safely say the pain is like...
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